Kenton Lodge,

Kenton Lodge, Gosforth, NE3 4PE

property description



Kenton Lodge was developed by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living plus, formally known as assisted living. The development consists of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s with design features to make day-to-day living easier and incorporates the original period building with its abundance of original features including a grand staircase, ornate fireplaces, decorative ceilings and wood panelled walls in the dining room.
Further communal areas include the conservatory accessed via a glass walkway which connects the new building to the old; the Homeowner's lounge which is always open and a lovely place to meet up with friends, family and neighbours, or join in the many activities organised by homeowners and the Estate Management team; the function room which can be booked for celebrations or events and our table service restaurant which is open every day and serves freshly prepared and nutritious lunches for our homeowners and their friends and family, at a very reasonable price (special dietary requirements can be catered for).
There is also a laundry room, mobility scooter store and beautifully landscaped gardens with a variety of seating areas including a large terrace off the dining room and lifts to all floors.
Our apartments have been specifically designed to make day-to-day living easier. This includes beautifully equipped kitchens with waist height ovens to minimise bending, walk-in showers for ease of use, simple lever taps and slip resistant flooring. As well as the privacy of your own apartment, there’s the opportunity to lead a full and active social life. The homeowners’ lounge The lounge is also the perfect space to invite friends and family over for a special celebration.
For peace of mind, there is a CQC registered Estate Manager on site and a care team, with someone on-site 24 hours a day. Within the apartments is a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom, hallway and bedroom.

Local Area

Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals will all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.


Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to two walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboards. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and bathroom


Spacious living room with three large sash style windows in a curved bay making this room bright and airy. Plentiful space for dining. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Door to kitchen.


A fully fitted modern kitchen incorporating wall and base units in a cream gloss finish, coordinating work surfaces and upstands. Stainless steel sink and lever taps. Integrated appliances include eye level fitted oven, ceramic hob, splashback, cooker hood, under pelmet lighting and fridge / freezer. Tiled floor.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with two sash style windows offering plentiful light. Benefiting from large wardrobes with sliding doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point and .

En suite Shower Room

Fitted with suite comprising of level access walk-in shower with hand rail and anti-slip flooring throughout, low level WC, vanity unit with sink and illuminated mirror above and emergency pull cord.

Bedroom Two

Good sized double bedroom with window overlooking gardens. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point and emergency pull cord.


Three piece white suite incorporating bath with shower over and screen, low level WC and vanity unit with illuminated mirror above. Non slip flooring. Chrome heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

•Estate Manager
•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system

1 hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Kenton Lodge with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV.

Service charge: £10,619.18 per annum (year ending 30/09/2022)

Car parking

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Ground Rent Review: Jan 2031
Managed by: Your Life Management Services


  • Estate Manager and staff on site 24 hours a day
  • Residents Lounge and Table Service restaurant
  • Guest Suite
  • 24-hour Careline
  • Bespoke Care Packages
  • Within 50 yards of bus stops
  • Spacious two bedroom apartment with en-suite
  • Mobility scooter storage room
  • Lift to all floors
  • Call McCarthy and Stone Resales to arrange a viewing 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Brendan Mann, Property Consultant - North West Region

Brendan Mann

0345 556 4120